Alport syndrome and thin basement membrane disease

Clifford E. Kashtan

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

11 Scopus citations

Abstract

Mutations in certain members of the type IV collagen protein family cause two inherited forms of haematuria; Alport syndrome and thin basement membrane disease. This review discusses the molecular biology, clinical features and pathology of these conditions and current diagnostic approaches,

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)349-360
Number of pages12
JournalCurrent Diagnostic Pathology
Volume8
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2002

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health (RO1 DK57676 to C.E.K.).

Keywords

  • Alport syndrome
  • Haematuria
  • Thin basement membrane disease
  • Type IV collagen

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Alport syndrome and thin basement membrane disease'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this